It all seemed a little strange, given Hollywood’s anti-abuse message this past year.
It’s as if people have taken the #MeToo movement and twisted it backwards and sideways and so many directions that it’s stopping them from focusing on what it really is: a movement against sexual harassment and assault.
There’s One Common Thread Between The Famous Men Accused Of Sexual Misconduct And This Tiny Detail Matters
How does a sexual assailant permit themselves that behavior when they exist in the same society we all exist in? Didn’t they know it was wrong? The answer is hinted at in how they word their denials.
I’m A Sexual Assault Survivor And This Is What It Feels Like To See A Newsfeed Full Of Hollywood Rape Accusations
My assailant is not famous. If I told my story on Facebook, millions of people wouldn’t cry out for me in support.
Ellen Page Accused This Director Of Making Sexual Remarks Toward Her And Called Out Hollywood For Its ‘Toxic’ Environment
She accused him of ‘outing’ her and telling an older woman that she should sleep with her to “make her realize she’s gay.”
Sexual predators aren’t just creepy men who live down the street or shadowy figures who follow you down alleyways. They’re your classmates, your friends, your family members. Sometimes, they’re your heroes.
You are not excused for standing by, as a man, woman, or person, enjoying your pedestal and wealth and comfort.
Carrie Fisher Acted Out Against Sexual Assault In Such A Badass Way That Even Princess Leia Would Be Proud
You don’t mess with Princess Leia.
Women are not happy about his hypocritical message.